Glasgow University has eight of the leading science academics in the world, according to a new guide.
MINISTERS have intervened in the row over controversial plans to axe a Catholic primary school, claiming flaws and inaccuracies in the council decision to shut it.
STUDENTS from Scottish universities are more likely to get a graduate level job when they leave than their counterparts across the UK, figures show.
THE future of Scotland's four-year degree has come under pressure after a university said it would offer the same qualification over just three years.
MINISTERS have been accused of interfering in the running of universities in a survey of key sector officials.
THOUSANDS of pupils as young as 11 will be told about the benefits of going to university or college as part of a £400,000 initiative to promote equal access to higher education.
TALENTED pupils from poorer backgrounds who apply to Glasgow University are now identified as soon as they apply.
IT might seem obvious that the child should be the central focus of a school.
Today, I am going back to my old school - Robert Gordon's College in Aberdeen - and I have some questions for the teachers and pupils, questions that have bothered me over the years as a former pupil of a private school.
A FORMER college principal who was given a pay-off of more than £310,000 is to be quizzed as part of a review into severance payments at the institution.
CALLS for parents who do not read to their children to be fined have been criticised as counterproductive and unenforceable.
CASH-STRAPPED local authorities are increasingly looking to share headteachers between schools in a bid to save money, education leaders have warned.
THE controversial practice of testing pupils throughout their school career has been backed in a major new report on state education.
PARENTS have criticised a move to cut the number of senior staff at an overcrowded primary school.
A TEACHER has been struck off the teaching register after giving two pupils false extra marks enabling them to pass an assessment.
RECORD numbers of pupils are going to university, college, training or a job after leaving school.
A FLAGSHIP policy to expand free childcare places to Scottish families will not improve levels of education on its own, a major new report has warned.
THE vast majority of schools are now meeting Scottish Government targets on physical exercise.
PUPILS have been placed under significant additional pressure as a result of the roll-out of Scotland's new school exams, according to a new survey.
THE Chief Scientific Adviser to the Scottish Government has been appointed to a major post at a leading university.
Universities have launched a fresh campaign to target some of the world's emerging nations for new student recruitment markets and research collaborations.
CHILDREN who are taught to read using "phonics" when they start primary school can end up with a reading age two years above what is expected of them at age seven, a small-scale study suggests.
A REVIEW has been launched into a severance package worth nearly half-a-million pounds paid to two senior members of staff from a college in one of the most deprived parts of Scotland.
SCOTTISH graduates are more likely to secure a job close to where they studied than their counterparts from universities in other parts of the UK.
PARENTS of pupils at a closure-threatened private school have come up with a financial rescue package to secure its future.
A NEW institute aimed at boosting links between Scotland and China has been opened by Education Secretary Mike Russell.
A SECOND teacher has been suspended from a school amid allegations of sexual misconduct.
PARENTS have been left devastated after one of the country's leading Catholic private schools announced it is on the brink of closure.
SCOTLAND'S most senior Catholic has appealed to Government ministers to intervene in a battle to save a primary school from closure.
TEACHERS are to launch a nationwide bid to strip private schools of their charitable status despite recent moves to improve access to pupils from poorer backgrounds.